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11 Crochet Baby Cocoon Patterns


Updated November 21, 2016
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11 Crochet Baby Cocoon PatternsDid you know that a lot of newborns arrive during the month of September? Couples enjoy themselves more around the happy holidays like Christmas and New Year’s, hence the September popularity of baby of arrivals. Other popular months are June, July and August. Many people enjoy having summer babies so they can plan birthday parties outdoors and enjoy the warm weather. With expectant parents come baby showers!

We have put together a fabulous collection of cocoon patterns just for you! Learn how to crochet some of the cutest and most unexpected patterns. I'm telling, you really can get creative when it comes to designing your own patterns. Try not to follow the paths of others by following the crochet pattern to a tee. Change it up a bit and add your own personality into it and come up with something fabulous. You can even get some great baby photography out of some of them once that little peanut makes his arrival. If you don't want to miss out on some very unique and original crochet patterns then you must download this eBook for free right now! You'll love every pattern you find. Whether you or someone you know is having a boy or a girl we have something perfect for that cute little bundle of joy.

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Crochet Patterns: Baby Cocoon Sets

11 Crochet Baby Cocoon PatternsWhen your baby is first born, you want to keep every bit of him or her nice and warm, including the most important part—the head. These sets make great baby shower gifts to give. The Giraffe Baby Cocoon set (shown) is one that all new moms will just adore. The crochet hat will keep the baby nice and warm when he’s awake, but then you can swaddle him in his new cocoon for nap time. Once you work up the crochet cocoon and hat, sew on the individual spots  to create the most adorable little giraffe. Babies need a lot of things in the first few months, so why not go with a set?


Crochet Patterns: Baby Cocoon Animals

11 Crochet Baby Cocoon PatternsHave you seen a cocoon for your baby that looks like an animal? These free patterns are so neat and fairly new; I haven’t seen them around much, yet. The Owl Baby Cocoon (at right) is one of the cutest designs ever, and capitalizes on the beloved crochet owl trend. This cute little owl is worked in rounds, making sure that at the end of every round it is slip stitched closed throughout the entire crochet pattern. What’s great about these baby crochet patterns is that you can choose any colors you wish. If you don’t know the gender of the baby, then neutral colors like green and yellow are the way to go. Otherwise, this Owl Cocoon would look great in either pink or blue. You can even customize the look and add a little more flare to the hat and add pom poms to the little ears for a fun look.


Crochet Patterns: Unexpected Baby Cocoon Designs

11 Crochet Baby Cocoon PatternsWhat’s your favorite item to crochet for baby? If we haven’t convinced you to make one of these super cute crochet baby cocoons yet, then just wait a bit longer to see what’s in store for you next. Expect the unexpected when it comes to designing your own patterns. This fabulous Mermaid Cocoon (shown at the left) is one of my favorites. Dress your baby girl in this perfect pattern and even use it as a photography prop for her first photos. Mermaid lapghans are all the rage right now, so you can make one for yourself and match—having a "mini me" is one of the most fun parts of being a new mommy. How do you crochet something like this? Well, this pattern is worked in rounds using the half double crochet stitch and the back post single crochet stitch. Each piece is worked separately while the mermaid top and tiara are actually worked in rows!



Crochet Patterns: Let's Play Dressup Cocoons

11 Crochet Baby Cocoon PatternsDo you want some other dress up ideas for your darling little boy or girl? There are also fun costume cocoons you can crochet for baby, like a Sweet Princess Cocoon-ghan or a fun and futuristic Robot Cocoon and Hat (right) that features a front panel and a tiny baby hat with little antennae. Perfect for Halloween costumes or just as photo props, these fantastic crochet cocoons are the perfect gift for baby. These patterns are great ways to establish how unique and special your little one is (and how adorable they are when you go all-out on their outfits!). Plus, these are comfy—dressing up your baby won't be a fight because they'll love snuggling up in the warm blanket feeling of a cocoon.



Note from the Editor

Dear Crocheter,

Has baby fever hit you yet? It seems that more and more women are announcing they’re having babies. Either that or they’re due this summer. And what a perfect gift to give that expectant mother is a baby cocoon to swaddle baby to sleep. Baby swaddlers or cocoons are great to keep baby warm and cozy during any season. These cocoons make baby feel safe, and they’ll be sleeping in your arms in no time. We have put together some of the finest patterns for baby cocoons. Make one or make them all. Your little peanut or someone else’s peanut will love being wrapped in these cocoons!

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This is the perfect collection to keep just in case a baby shower is coming up. New mommas love these for photoshoots, too!

I was thinking, these patterns are so easy to adapt into other styles, why not make a cocoon for a formal affair?make one in black, with white buttons down the front, maybe a tie design also?maybe a crochet flower on a fake pocket? Have it look like a mans tux? I think it would be just adorable.

I also get a lot of my yarn in thrift shops. Usually what happens in Florida is an older person buys it to crochet or knit something and then passes away. The family comes down to take care of things and ends up donating all the craft supplies to a charity or thrift shop. I have gotten brand new name brand skeins of yarn for a dollar! Look around in your area for bargains like that!

I'm also disabld and know a little crochet stitches. I watching videos and learning so much more than I knew before. It's still confusing for me to read a pattern I rather watch a video.. Jeannebell

I'm disabled and I wish I had money for yarn to make all your patterns I have two grandsons on the way one daughter is due Dec17 the the other in Feb and want to make the booties but can't afford the yarn thank you for patterns God bless

I buy a lot of my yarn from second hand stores. You would be surprised at what people get rid of!

I buy some of my yarn from ebay. I look for yarn lots and wait until the last few minutes before the auction ends to place my bid. I have received new, 1 pd skeins and somethings ever some really expensive yarns.

I want to make the cacoon and hat on page 16. However the materials list does not show the amount of yarn needed.

thank you!!



Thank you! Dot

These are really Cute patterns!Thank you,Sandy

I cannot get the e-books to download on my laptop. Can you give me any suggestions on what to do?

Thanks :)

Adorable!! Great idea

WOW these are cute Thank You

Thank you very much !

thank you so much i will do it this month

I live overseas. a neighbor had preemie twins that were tiny. I made them these cocoons with a soft chenille yarn. The nurses loved them because they did not have to "undress" the child (who was hooked up to tubes) and they were easy on/off. Neither twin survived and these cocoons became their last nesting place. These are wonderful for preemies.

Thank you for the LOVE you gave the 2 premeesa. i donate all my items , something to keep me from other things. I will make these for 1-2 Hospitals near us ( Mpls., Mn.

The e-book will not print!


I have a granddaughter due in October, 2012 and I would love to make her a special crocket blanketl Please send me the catologe to get stated.


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